The Long Way Around

The Long Way Around




The Long Way Around

News of the discovery of gold in California was well reported by October of 1848. In a message to Congress in December, U. S. President James Polk noted, “The accounts of the abundance of gold in that territory are of such an extraordinary character, as would scarcely command belief.”

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Published at Wed, 17 May 2017 12:49:49 +0000






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